Collins McNicholas

IT Infrastructure Engineer



Role: You will be working on a mix of Project Work and Day to Day support in Automation I.T.



  • Building servers, building domains, configuring network switches, building workstations, NIC patching,  rolling out apps (like Dell OM, SolarWinds IP monitor),
  • Building SMTP relay servers, Cybersecurity work, building and configuring WSUS environments, etc…..
  • Supporting existing Automation infrastructure (Network switches, wireless APs, Server OS’, Client OS’, Server & client hardware, cabling infrastructure etc…)
  • Day to day support: Trouble shooting issues/faults on automation infrastructure (network, cabling, servers, workstations, operating systems issues, etc…)
  • Installing and configuring windows client workstations (Windows XP, Windows 7)
  • Installing and configuring windows servers (w2k3, w2k8, w2k12)
  • VMWare and HyperV support and maintenance
  • OS Patching
  • Installing and configuring various automation apps (e.g. Emerson DeltaV)
  • Disaster recovery planning, design, testing, implementation and documentation for automation infrastructure & systems
  • Installing and configuring network management apps (e.g. Dell Open Manage, Cisco Network Administrator, Solarwinds IP monitor, etc…
  • Infrastructure Security (inc antivirus, OS Patching, basic security auditing, etc…)
  • Managing & Supporting Automation infrastructure projects (installation of new networks, switches & switching, routers & routing, wireless networks/APs, servers, workstations, OS installs, etc…)
  • Installing and configuring Cisco network hardware (primarily switches)
  • Installing Ethernet network segments
  • Copper & Fibre network patching
  • Building test & development automation networks and systems
  • Supporting test & development automation systems
  • Managing test and development systems windows domains
  • Cat 5e/Cat 6/Cat 7 UTP & FTP Cable make up and patching
  • Documenting the automation infrastructure systems and support (SOPS, Validation, Verification, etc….)


Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • BSc in an IT related field
  • Industry experience in a similar role in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of manufacturing control systems
  • Ideally from a regulated environment, or experience with GMP


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Phil on 021 4911064 or email


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